October 29, 2019
SANTA MONICA, CA—Santa Monica College (SMC) will resume classes and campus operations today,
Tuesday, October 29. Outdoor athletic activities are canceled and other
outdoor activities are restricted.
SMC is not in the evacuation
area of the Getty Fire, the roads are open, and there is no threat of
wind until late tonight. We understand that there is a light scent of
smoke in some neighborhoods and that may linger for a while due to the
Getty Fire, still not fully contained. We will be evaluating the
conditions throughout the day and into the evening and will keep you
Please monitor your SMC email, the official Twitter account
@SMC_edu, and the college website
smc.edu for the latest updates.
For health tips during conditions of wildfire smoke, check out this guide on how to
Protect Yourself from Wildfire Smoke. For traffic impact and latest updates on the Getty Fire, follow the Los Angeles Fire Department on Twitter:
@LAFD or LAFD Alerts.
Our thoughts are with first responders and everyone affected, and we urge everyone to stay safe.